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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 177° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.11 meters/second, 1663.6 km/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.68 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.67 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"5.01 miWest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 miSouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 44' South, Longitude: 167° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.13 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.41 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miSouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 02.9"984.35 miWest0° 09' 38.7"11.05 miSouth984.15 mi
24 hours12° 39' 35.3"860.39 miEast3° 34' 19.0"245.54 miSouth889.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM492 km306 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 11:40 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiSun 12:40 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM879 km546 miles474 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 11:40 AM1238 km769 miles669 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 11:40 AM1496 km930 miles808 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 11:40 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 12:40 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSun 12:40 PM1799 km1118 miles972 nmSouth S

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